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Manchester firm Cobbetts is in preliminary talks with Birmingham-based Lee Crowder about developing a tie-up. The two firms have not decided whether to enter full-blown merger negotiations, but The Lawyer understands that the prospect of a merger is being discussed. At the moment, only a select number of partners from each firm are involved in the talks. One insider said: "The talks are being termed 'synergy talks' rather than merger talks." First revealed on www.thelawyer.com/lawyernews 25 February